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Daniel Menaker, Book Editor Who Wrote With Wit, Dies at 79

After 26 years at The New Yorker, he became chief editor at Random House, overseeing works by a raft of luminaries. He wrote a half-dozen well-received books of his own. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-10-27 16:47:41 UTC ]
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Penguin launches project to boost diversity in GCSE reading lists

Lit in Colour, the publisher’s partnership with the Runnymede Trust, hopes to redress imbalances in English literature coursesThe book publisher Penguin Random House has teamed up with the thinktank the Runnymede Trust to boost diversity in reading lists in schools.The partnership – Lit in... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-10-24 16:11:09 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Canada: Adrienne Tang to Build In-House Rights Business

Adrienne Tang, longtime rights director with Kids Can Press, moves to Penguin Random House Canada to create 'an entirely new in-house rights operation,' says CEO Kristen Cochrane. The post Penguin Random House Canada: Adrienne Tang to Build In-House Rights Business appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-23 16:11:39 UTC ]
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Center for Fiction Debuts Susan Kamil Award for Emerging Writers

The Center for Fiction announced the establishment of the Susan Kamil Award for Emerging Writers, a new award to honor the memory and influence of the late Kamil, who was former executive v-p and publisher of the Random House imprint. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of October 12, 2020

Meg Medina sells three to Candlewick, Random House buys a title on inequality from a data journalist, and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Jamia Wilson Named Executive Editor at Random House

Wilson, previously executive director and publisher of the Feminist Press, has been named v-p and executive editor at Random House effective January 4. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Barbara Marcus reveals trends in 'robust' US children's market

The US children's market has seen huge growth this year with increasing focus on books by people of colour and by celebrities, Barbara Marcus, president and publisher of Random House Children's Books in the US, has said. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-27 21:41:42 UTC ]
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The Breonna Taylor decision, violence, and power

On Wednesday, Black Lives Matter protesters in Louisville and around the world waited with bated breath for an announcement from Daniel Cameron, Kentucky’s attorney general: a charging decision, or lack thereof, in the case of Breonna Taylor, an emergency medical technician who was killed by... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-09-25 12:37:49 UTC ]
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Sir Harold Evans obituary

Journalist who at the Sunday Times became the most admired newspaper editor of his generationSir Harold Evans, who has died aged 92, lived a life of two halves, almost two distinct lives. In his first life, he was the Manchester lad who grew up to be the most famous and most admired newspaper... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-24 11:55:45 UTC ]
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Harold Evans, Crusading Newspaperman With a Second Act, Dies at 92

In Britain, he helped redefine high-quality newspapers and challenged legal restrictions on the press. In America, he brought new scope and glitz to book publishing as the head of Random House. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-09-24 09:41:20 UTC ]
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Berenstain Bears Get a New Faith-Based Series

Random House Children’s Books is expanding the Berenstain Bears franchise with Gifts of the Spirit, a new series of faith-based picture books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Barbara Marcus to headline Bookseller Children’s Conference

Barbara Marcus, president and publisher of Random House Children’s Books in the US, will headline this year’s Bookseller Children’s Conference, alongside speakers from World Book Day, Cocoa Girl and authors Andy Griffiths and Katherine Rundell.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-09 20:51:08 UTC ]
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Collins' Beyond Entrepreneurship 2 goes to Random House Business

American writer and consultant Jim Collins, author of Good to Great, is releasing an "ambitious upgrade" of his first book, Beyond Entrepreneurship: Turning Your Business into an Enduring Great Company, previously unpublished in the UK. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-19 15:02:55 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Extends Temporary E-book, Digital Audio Terms for Libraries

Terms of sale first enacted in March to help librarians during the Covid-19 crisis will now run through the end of the year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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James Silberman, Editor Who Nurtured Literary Careers, Dies at 93

At Random House and elsewhere, including his own Summit imprint, he worked with James Baldwin, Marilyn French, Hunter S. Thompson and many others. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-08-01 18:32:40 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Extends Open License for Online Readings Through 2020

The program was first announced in March to encourage digital read-aloud sessions for libraries and schools forced to close by the novel coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A former Mueller prosecutor’s upcoming book will cover “mistakes” the team made.

Andrew Weissmann, who served as a prosecutor for Robert Mueller during an investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election, is releasing a book this fall—and says it will include details on the investigation’s “mistakes.” Random House will publish Where Law Ends: Inside the Mueller... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-14 17:26:22 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of June 29, 2020

A “marginalized people’s history of labor in the U.S.” goes to One Signal for six figures, HarperCollins takes on a book about Prince Harry and Prince William, Willie Nelson and his sister sell a memoir to Random House, and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In Mexico, One Bookstore per 120,000 Inhabitants, by Elena Poniatowska

Cultural Cross Sections Elena Poniatowska In this column that originally appeared in La Jornada, Elena Poniatowska considers the role of editors and talks with Diego Rabasa, founder of publisher Sexto Piso. Already precarious, the pandemic lockdown has... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-06-03 21:05:48 UTC ]
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In Mexico, One Bookstore per 120,000 Inhabitants, by Elena Poniatowska

Pandemic Dispatches Elena Poniatowska In this column that originally appeared in La Jornada, Elena Poniatowska considers the role of editors and talks with Diego Rabasa, founder of publisher Sexto Piso. Already precarious, the pandemic lockdown has made... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-06-03 21:05:48 UTC ]
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